Brazil Beat Serbia 1-0 in Final FIFA World Cup Warm-Up

Brazil's final warm-up match was meant to be a show of strength but the hosts of the FIFA World Cup found a goal only in the second half against a spirited Serbian side.

updated: June 07, 2014 12:12 IST
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Sao Paulo: Striker Fred scored early in the second half to help Brazil defeat Serbia 1-0 in its final warm-up before the World Cup on Friday.

Brazil was struggling and fans were jeering the team when Fred found the net from inside the area in the 58th minute at a nearly packed Morumbi Stadium. He chested down a cross by Thiago Silva and hit a right footed shot as he fell in between two Serbian defenders.

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari used the same team that is expected to play in the opener against Croatia on Thursday.

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